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Dublin: 8 °C Friday 29 May, 2015

#Ireland

# ireland - Today’s News

Carlow man Daly ready to kick start Ireland’s 7s revolution

Tomorrow is the end of the rugby season, but the start of a new and improved Sevens programme for Ireland.

# ireland - Yesterday’s News

Two Irish cricketers have retired from T20 internationals

Tim Murtagh and Ed Joyce are calling it quits.

# ireland - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Ulster duo back in green, Madigan at 10 and more Ireland XV talking points

There are two uncapped Leinster men starting against Robbie Deans’ side.

The FAI are ‘on alert’ ahead of the visit of England, says John Delaney

Roy Hodgson’s side will be at the Aviva a week on Sunday.

Ireland capable of going all the way at the World Cup – Robbie Deans

The man being linked to Leinster reckons Joe Schmidt’s side have the quality to compete.

From TheJournal.ie This garden in Bloom won’t have one blade of grass Bloom

This garden in Bloom won’t have one blade of grass

Coined a ‘slum’ garden, the designer hopes it’s going to be unlike any other at the festival.

From TheJournal.ie Cork gardaí working in stations infested with rats Rat Trap

Cork gardaí working in stations infested with rats

The Justice Minister was recently asked about the health and safety issues at Glanmire and Macroom stations.

# ireland - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie So what’s the best restaurant in your neck of the woods? Fine Dining

So what’s the best restaurant in your neck of the woods?

The Irish Restaurant Awards last night crowned eateries across the country.

From Business ETC The EU is considering a minimum corporate tax rate, and that’s bad news for Ireland Under Threat

The EU is considering a minimum corporate tax rate, and that’s bad news for Ireland

Pressure from Germany and France could see the European Commission reveal an initial plan on the matter next month.

From The Daily Edge 17 places to eat a curry in Ireland before you die With Rice Please
From The Daily Edge People fell for this satirical article about Louisiana banning Irish products after the Yes vote Satire
From TheJournal.ie ‘The last bastion of discrimination’: 26 counties down – 6 to go? Mar Ref

‘The last bastion of discrimination’: 26 counties down – 6 to go?

Northern Ireland is the only region in western Europe where same-sex marriage is not permitted.

# ireland - Monday 25 May, 2015

Leinster squad feel they could have done more to help MOC — Eoin Reddan

‘You don’t come off the pitch thinking you let the whole team down – you win and lose together.’

Schmidt includes 7 uncapped players in Leinster-Ulster selection to face Barbarians

Cian Kelleher, Jack Conan and Stuart McCloskey are among the men who could wear a green jersey for the first time at senior level.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Ireland is sending a real signal to other countries that change is possible’ Marref

‘Ireland is sending a real signal to other countries that change is possible’

Ireland has hit the headlines around the world after voting in favour of same-sex marriage.

# ireland - Sunday 24 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie In the mood for another referendum? Labour wants to repeal the 8th amendment Election 2016

In the mood for another referendum? Labour wants to repeal the 8th amendment

The Tanaiste said if Labour makes it back into government next time around, she envisages that it will be on the programme for government.

From TheJournal.ie A LOT of people were tweeting about the marriage referendum Marref

A LOT of people were tweeting about the marriage referendum

Over 400,000 tweets about same-sex marriage referendum were sent.

From TheJournal.ie Over €220 million will be spent on rural programmes by 2020 – how much is your county getting? Funding Leaders

Over €220 million will be spent on rural programmes by 2020 – how much is your county getting?

The money, which will come through the Leader funding programme, will be spread around the country, with each county getting at least €5 million.

# ireland - Saturday 23 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie All the colours of the rainbow: The day Ireland made history In Pics This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie How did your constituency vote in the marriage referendum? Constituency Count

How did your constituency vote in the marriage referendum?

Here’s how they voted where you’re from.

From TheJournal.ie People cannot get over Vincent Browne’s referendum broadcast from The George Vinny Vinny Vinny

People cannot get over Vincent Browne’s referendum broadcast from The George

Browne is covering the referendum from a gay bar in Dublin. Because of COURSE.

From TheJournal.ie This spice which is sold in Ireland has traces of Salmonella in it Watch Out

This spice which is sold in Ireland has traces of Salmonella in it

Monolith Kurkumawurzel gemahlen is sold in Eastern European food businesses.

From TheJournal.ie Just how physically fit are the Irish? Abs Of Steel

Just how physically fit are the Irish?

We have a greater proportion of people playing sport or exercising regularly than any other EU country. But 44% of us never do anything active at all…

From TheJournal.ie The Hardest Eurovision Quiz Ever Points Please

The Hardest Eurovision Quiz Ever

Are you a Johnny Logan or a Jahn Teigen? … Reckon you know your Dana Rosemary Scallon from your Dana International?

‘Trying to become Sean O’Brien, really’: Pilates helping Healy return fitter and faster for Ireland

The prop also revealed his ‘untouchable’ record squat.

# ireland - Friday 22 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie People are coming #HomeToVote and it’s making Ireland fierce emotional Planes Trains Automobiles

People are coming #HomeToVote and it’s making Ireland fierce emotional

Chopping a giant onion here, sorry.

From TheJournal.ie Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever? Reeling In The Years

Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever?

There are reports from polling stations around the country that there is a steady flow of voters today.

From The Daily Edge #VoteYes is the top worldwide trend on Twitter today Trending

#VoteYes is the top worldwide trend on Twitter today

It’s also trending in the US, UK and Australia.

Gilroy hoping scintillating Ulster form catches Schmidt’s eye for World Cup

The 23-year-old has been in excellent try-scoring form for Ulster so far this season.

# ireland - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland didn’t make it through to the Eurovision final Devo This post contains a poll
From The Daily Edge 13 most important moments from the second Eurovision semi-final Gold Shoes

13 most important moments from the second Eurovision semi-final

Calm down Israel. Calm down.

From TheJournal.ie Ambulances are needed for 17 choking incidents every week Childcare

Ambulances are needed for 17 choking incidents every week

A TD wants to ensure that all childcare staff can deal with such incidents.

# ireland - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Cork comedian Maeve Higgins appears on cult US show Inside Amy Schumer This post contains videos

Cork comedian Maeve Higgins appears on cult US show

Higgins popped up in a sketch on Amy Schumer’s TV show last night.

From TheJournal.ie Alan Shatter has lost his bid to quash aspects of the Guerin report High Court

Alan Shatter has lost his bid to quash aspects of the Guerin report

The former Justice Minister resigned from his cabinet position last May.

From Business ETC Marks and Spencer’s fortunes are looking a lot rosier – is it all down to this skirt? Skirting The Issue
From TheJournal.ie There are 1,420 people on the Irish sex offenders register – but none of their details are public Being Monitored

There are 1,420 people on the Irish sex offenders register – but none of their details are public

The Justice minister says the gardaí informs her of any breaches.

From TheJournal.ie Viagra could be a really good thing for some pregnant women Pregnancy

Viagra could be a really good thing for some pregnant women

The drug is good for more than one thing, you know.

# ireland - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A woman will choose between two husbands for an Irish radio competition Big Day

A woman will choose between two husbands for an Irish radio competition

The potentially explosive social experiment will be running until June 16th.

From TheJournal.ie Fishermen plucked from liferaft after ship sinks in gale-force winds Irish Coast Guard

Fishermen plucked from liferaft after ship sinks in gale-force winds

The Shannon and Waterford Coast Guard helicopters responded – and the men were located in a liferaft in the early hours of this morning.

# ireland - Monday 18 May, 2015

From Business ETC Ireland is now responsible for the privacy of 240 million Twitter users Private Dancers

Ireland is now responsible for the privacy of 240 million Twitter users

Or rather, the Irish Data Protection Commissioner is. Rather her than us.

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